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“The impact we’ve made has been noticeable on people in powerful positions, whether it’s politicians or mainstream media. We’ve opened them up, to see that you can’t ignore this, and that’s a good first step.”
“How do you make it more palatable and acceptable for people to emotionally engage with reality?”
“The example of France shows it is possible to curtail [misinformation] campaigns. But to do so, newsrooms need to move the discussion out of the realm of the theoretical and into the practical.”
“Should we still think of news as a separate space, as a specific type of information?”
“Czy powinniśmy traktować media jako osobną przestrzeń, czy raczej pewien rodzaj informacji?”
At MisinfoCon, stopping “fake news” wasn’t the only focus: Issues from news literacy to newsroom standards and reader empathy to ad revenue were all up for discussion.
“This ‘news’ is there to influence the political process in Germany, and we think it’s very important to put them straight.”
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